Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland

HISTORY SECTION LECTURE

The Year without Summer (1816) and the Mortality Crisis of 1817: Causes and Consequences.

By Breandán Mac Suibhne (Associate Professor of History, Centenary University, New Jersey, and Fellow, Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway)

17th May 2017 at 6.15pm

Geoffrey Bourke Room, First Floor, Setanta House
Setanta Place, Dublin 2.

All Welcome, particularly students

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Call for Papers, Annual HSTM Network Ireland Conference.

We are pleased to announce the HSTM Call for Papers 2017 for the annual History of Science, Technology and Medicine Network Ireland Conference, which will be held at the RDS Library & Archives on 13th and 14th October.

Abstracts of 250 words for a twenty minute presentation and a short biography should be sent to hstmnetworkireland@gmail.com on or before 26th May 2017.

Worth Library Seminar Series

‘The Birth of the Irish Enlightenment’           

by Professor Michael Brown (University of Aberdeen)

This lecture will take place on April 6th, 2017 at 2.00pm in the Edward Worth Library and marks the launch of Dr Brendan Power’s exhibition ‘Deism and the Early Enlightenment at the Worth Library’.

Please note that seating is limited at the Worth and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

An Open Day for the exhibition ‘Deism and the Early Enlightenment at the Worth Library’ will be held on Thursday 20 April: 10.00am – 4.00pm.

All are welcome.

Irish Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS) Inaugural Lecture

The Irish Committee of Historical Sciences
invite you to a symposium to celebrate their relaunch

ICHS 2017 symposium 

Past, Present and Future: Reflections on Modern Historiography

by Professor Lawrence Goldman
(Director, Institute of Historical Research, London)

With a response by Professor Marian Lyons (Maynooth)
Chaired by Professor David Hayton (emeritus QUB)

Wednesday, 29 March 2017
6:00 – 8:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Dublin

FREE,  ALL WELCOME

wine reception to follow

Archivist needed at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

The RCSI are currently recruiting for an experienced Archivist to care for and promote the RCSI Heritage Collections for the benefit of the College and Irish cultural heritage.

RCSI Heritage Collections include the College archives dating to 1784, manuscripts, antiquarian books relating to the teaching and practice of surgery and medicine in Ireland, medical instruments, paintings, portraiture and antique furnishings. Further information is on the RCSI Heritage Collections website 

Click here for job description rcsi 

Closing date for applications is 6/03/2017